16 pilgrims killed in bus crash in northern India: police

16 pilgrims killed in bus crash in northern India: policeAt least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and many more injured Sunday in a bus crash in northern India, police said, just days after gunmen shot dead eight worshippers making the same holy visit. The bus plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir, the state where hundreds of Hindus make the annual pilgrimage to a Himalayan cave revered as the abode of the god Shiva. “16 people are now confirmed dead, 19 with serious injuries and eight others with minor injuries,” the state’s police force said in a statement Sunday.



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